Linksys extender setup

Linksys RE6500 Setup | AC1200

You need to comfortable yourself with your device before beginning the Linksys RE6500 setup. The Linksys RE6500 extender is a Boost WiFi extender that utilises 802.11ac technology. Its two strong nearby devices quickly increase the range of your wireless network. In the end, it increased the strength and range of your router’s spread. It refers to the AC1200 extender, which covers 1200 square feet with signal coverage.

Linksys RE6500 Setup

How to Setup Linksys RE6500 | AC1200 Extender Setup?

The Linksys RE6500 setup can be used in two ways:

  • Wireless Protected Setup (WPS) 
  • Manual Setup


Linksys AC1200 Setup: Manual Method

Linksys AC1200 Setup: Manual Method
  • Connect the Linksys RE6500 extender to your home WiFi network using an Ethernet wire.
  • Connect your PC to your home router now.
  • Open any web browser after turning on your PC.
  • Open the web search bar and type
  • Press the Enter key.
  • After landing, you will see the Linksys RE6500 setup page.
  • Enter the normal login information for Linksys extenders.
  • Click the “Log In” button.
  • Your web browser will redirect you to the Linksys wireless extender admin page.
  • Now follow the instructions displayed on the screen to configure your RE6500 extender.
  • After completing it, press the “Save” button.

Note: If you need any assistance regarding your Linksys wifi Range extender, get in touch with us via the chat button you see on the bottom right coner of this page.

Linksys RE6500 Setup via WPS Method

You can use our live chat feature to contact us if the Linksys RE6500 extender setup process proves to be difficult for you. Also, you may want to attempt the Linksys extender’s one-button setup method: Method of Wireless Safe Setup

  • Connect the Linksys RE6500 to a nearby socket to power your wireless home router.
  • WPS button should be pressed.
  • Wait for the solid green color of the WPS LED.
  • After disconnecting the Linksys AC1200 from the electrical outlet, move it to its new position.
  • Connect the new wireless network to your computer.
  • Visit to verify internet connectivity.

Common Issues for Linksys RE6500 Extender Setup

  • The web-based setup page for the RE6500 is not working.
  • Linksys RE6500 is not working properly.
  • The password for the Linksys extender is forget.
  • There is no light on the extender.
  • The default Linksys extender IP address is not displayed.
  • Problems with internet connectivity
  • Login issues with Linksys AC1200
  • Not able to reach the standard web address for login
  • Not responding on the Linksys AC1200 WiFi extender setup page
  • The WiFi extension is linked, but there’s no internet
  • Unable to update Linksys RE6500 firmware
  • Missing configuration CD
  • Not able to reset the Linksys RE6500
  • The Linksys AC1200 RE6500 extender cannot be set up.
  • Orange light error on Linksys AC1200 extender
Linksys RE6500 Extender Setup

How do I log in the Linksys RE6500 extender?

  • Plug the Linksys RE6500 into a power outlet near your existing Wi-Fi router.
  • Go to the Wi-Fi settings on your working device. Connect to the Wi-Fi network named “Linksys Extender Setup.”
  • On the device that is linked, open a web browser.
  • In the address bar of the web browser, type “” and press Enter.
  • You have to enter your username and password. Use the default credentials.
  • Once logged in, you will have access to the Linksys RE6500 extender settings. Here, you can configure and customise various options as needed.

Linksys RE6500 firmware update

  • Verify that the Linksys RE6500 is plugged into a socket before starting.
  • Visit immediately.
  • You’ve arrived at the login page for repeater devices. Make sure you enter your password and email address correctly in this field.
  • Select Firmware Upgrade from the Admin menu after logging in.
  • If you selected your most current upgrade, click “Update Now.”
  • Before you click the download option, make sure the firmware for your AC1200 is up to date.
  • Open and run the file after downloading the latest version.
  • Your device has been issued the most current security update.

How do I reset my Linksys RE6500?

  • Locate the reset button on the extender.
  • Press and hold the reset button for ten seconds using a paper clip.
  • Release the button.
  • Unplug the extender.
  • Wait for 10 seconds.
  • Plug the extender back in.
  • Reconfigure settings using default credentials if needed.
How do I reset my Linksys RE6500?